FINDLAY - Senior forward Kayla Brown of the Oilers women's basketball team was named honorable mention All-American by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) on Monday, March 25. Brown is the Oilers first women's basketball player to receive the honor at the NCAA Division II level.
Brown, a first team all-region and all-conference pick, averaged 17.4 points, 3.4 rebounds, 2.6 steals and 1.7 assists per game during her senior season. She also shot 51.7 percent from the field, 37.4 percent from behind the three point line and 78.7 percent from the free throw stripe.
During her final year with the team, Brown scored 523 points, the third highest single season total in school history. She also drained 64 three pointers, the second best single season total in Oilers history.
The Mt. Blanchard, Ohio native also led the Oilers to their best season at the NCAA Division II level as the team finished with a 24-6 record. The Oilers, who ended the season ranked 18th in the nation, reached the finals of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Tournament and participated in the NCAA Division II National Tournament for only the second time in school history.
For her career, Brown racked up 1,277 points, which is the eighth best mark of all-time at Findlay. She also ranked fifth all-time in three pointers made (138) and is sixth all-time in steals (199).